Simple and Effective Multi-Paragraph Reading Comprehension

@inproceedings{Clark2018SimpleAE,
  title={Simple and Effective Multi-Paragraph Reading Comprehension},
  author={Christopher Clark and Matt Gardner},
  booktitle={ACL},
  year={2018}
}
We introduce a method of adapting neural paragraph-level question answering models to the case where entire documents are given as input. Most current question answering models cannot scale to document or multi-document input, and naively applying these models to each paragraph independently often results in them being distracted by irrelevant text. We show that it is possible to significantly improve performance by using a modified training scheme that teaches the model to ignore non-answer… CONTINUE READING
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